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Exotic Private Island Waterfront PolynesianHome with Sweeping water views!

Renae Farrah

Member since: 2004
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Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, russian, italian, dutch, greek, czech, danish, norwegian, polish, hungarian, finnish, turkish
Sleeps20
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

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Renae Farrah

Member since: 2004
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, russian, italian, dutch, greek, czech, danish, norwegian, polish, hungarian, finnish, turkish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
30%
Calendar last updated:
April 6, 2015
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Exotic Private Island Waterfront PolynesianHome with Sweeping water views!

Sleeps20
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

Special Offer! Short notice discount June 1st May 30 - June 6

Anna Maria House Rental Photos and Description

6 Bedrooms, 5. 5 Bath Sleeps 20

This is an exclusive pod-style home consisting of 6 bedrooms and one main living room/kitchen pod all interconnected with covered walkways. Home is elevated 18 feet and nestled among the tropical flora and palms. Breathtaking views of the Gulf of Mexico and Sarasota Bay from nearly every room in the home. Vacation includes use of a Hot Tub, and 2 kayaks, snorkeling and fishing gear, as well as other beach toys. Boat is available to rent for additional charge . Private basketball court, fruit orchard, dock and community dock on premises. 50 foot nautical lookout tower with a 360 degree vista. 1/2 mile long walking, jogging, golf cart trail on island. Fully equipped kitchen and bar area in living room with screened in porch and wrap around deck.

Bedroom Descriptions: Amenities: Sleeps 2-20 persons. Second home available for larger groups up to 26 persons. Master bedroom pod with sitting room, large bathroom with walk-in community shower. Master bedroom nearly overhangs the water with expansive sliding doors. DSL Internet-home is wireless, DVD player, Large screen TV with Satellite TV. Gourmet Kitchen and Bar. Three separately controlled air conditioning/heating systems in house each with own private baths with showers. Third pod has two queen beds gin loft, mini kitchen and double sleeper sofa. Other two pods have queen beds. Two queen pop up portable beds available. Fifth pod houses two bedrooms and living room. Gourmet kitchen with all cooking appliances, stocked bar, dishes and extras. Dining room seats a party of 16.

Activities Descriptions: Satellite surround sound TV, High speed internet, DVD player, stereo player and portable radio, two gas barbeque grills one off kitchen that leads to 50 foot lookout tower with views of ICW, Sarasota Bay and Gulf of Mexico- great for cocktails! Other grill on ground level by beach and tiki bar. Basketball court with light for night use, snorkeling gear, rafts, 3 kayaks and 24' pontoon included.

Many restaurants are accessible by boat and within a 2 minute boat ride. Equipment on premises for kayaking, wind surfing, snorkeling, fishing and fishing tackle. Sun bathe on beach/dock or enjoy shelling on nearby beaches. Downtown Sarasota, Bradenton Beach only a 10 minute car ride to many cultural events and shopping. Disney World is a two hour car ride-easy day trip.

Activities: Swimming, boating, snorkeling, water skiing, scuba diving, kayaking, shelling, strolling on beach, bicycling, sunbathing, reading. Basketball court on premises.

Area: See our private web site for information

Water toys included are: three kayaks, snorkeling gear and fins, beach chairs, children's beach toys,. 14 beach towels, floating rafts, 4 fishing rods, crab traps, and net for bait fishing.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Renae Farrah (Owner)
Member since: 2004
Call Owner
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Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, russian, italian, dutch, greek, czech, danish, norwegian, polish, hungarian, finnish, turkish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
30%
Calendar last updated:
April 6, 2015

About Renae Farrah

Traveled a good deal growing up and loved the carribbean- St. Barts is my favorite island but flying there is a pain. Thats why I fell in love with this home. Great vistas, blue, blue water and no need to leave the country to get there. I spent my college years in U of M and Philadelphia and 15 years in western Pennsylvania where sunshine was sparce. Give me the sun and water and I am a happy person!

My college training was in Nursing and I have had additional careers as a real estate appraiser, real estate broker, and graphic designer for my husband's sign business. We believe that customer service is number one and we do our best to deliver to you a vacation that is perfect. I hate being nickel and dimed on a vacation so our price is turn key. Because home is on an island, we try to provide you will all the fun toys so you dont have to waste time buying stuff - instead you can just play and have fun on your vacation!

Renae Farrah purchased this house in 2003

Why Renae Farrah chose Anna Maria

I love having my whole fam damily together but space is essential to our family as we are all control nuts. This home is spread out so no one is on top of each other and each person can retreat to their private pod for quiet time. Being together on this property is a choice because private space is abundant!

What makes this house unique

Something to do for every age from card games on the Happy Hour Deck , hotubbing, swimming, fishing, snorkeling kayaking, paddleboarding, basketball, pingpong and volleyball is all offered on the premises. Boat to many boater friendly restuarants for lunch or dinner or throw a steak on the grill- or order our catering service or grocery delivery service . This vacation is all about fun and function. High speed Wifi allows you to sit on the beach and do office work or just surf, watch your favorite movie or team sport by ordering via TEXT. Special needs? - no problem - just ask, after all it is ' YOUR' vacation.

Guestbook comments from the owner

By DENNIS ANDERSON (obx, nc)

this house was so awesome!! it came with everything you could possibly need or want!!! boat,kayaks,you name it..the island is so beautiful and the island is far enough away ..but yet just close enough to everything or anything you would want to do... we loved this house and island and believe this is by far the best place we have ever stayed... the rental agents are great and johnny at crabbys oyster bar was the best... there is a sandbar right out front the house that seems to be the hot spot for locals...it was great to wake up on the water and see all the boats hanging out all around the sandbar...this house is great for anyone, families,friends,etc..very kid friendly..nice little beach outfront for the kids to play in the shallow water...we will definately stay here again and again!!! LOVED IT... and every night the 7 little raccoons came to see us and get goodies from us... the kids loved feeding them from the deck..
Aug 2012
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Sleeps20
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights
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Reviews

4.8
based on 9 traveler reviews

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Exotic Private Island Waterfront PolynesianHome with Sweeping water views!
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 11 reviews
5

Private Island Paradise

  • 5 of 5

This property is amazing and has the best kitchen ever- fully equipped . The under the counter ice machine was fantastic and the bamboo bar a favorite hangout With so many people making drinks it was great to have a commercial ice machine . The Bose surround sound is awesome with over 2000 songs recorded , there was something for everyone. Everything is at your fingertips - fishing off the dock, swimming on our own private beach, kayaks, paddle boards, hot tubbing, boating, and snorkeling is all provided right at the home.

The private island is full of wildlife. We awoke to the birds chirping andsaw manatees, dolphins, turtles, pelicans, rosette spoonbills, grey herons and. cranes, right from our bedroom. The staff is wonderful as well and readily available to answer any questions or provide any assistance -even delivered groceries one day!

I HIGHLY recommend this rental property for those looking for EVERYTHING- look no further!

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the rave reviews. We are sincerely glad you had a wonderful time and hope your return soon!
5

Eager to go back!

  • 5 of 5

This home is appropriately named "Extreme Polynesian Beach House with breathtaking water views. Very large and very well equipped kitchen. The website photos don't actually do it justice, this home is 10 fold better than photos especially with regard to the stunning tropical flora on a private island. You do not have neighboring houses right beside you to contend with like you have at many other properties in the area. This home has a beautiful private sandy beach with wonderful, safe swimming water right at your fingertips- no pool is needed when staying here.

Also, the concierge service we received from inception to check out was outstanding. Thank you to Renae, Jordon, Byron and Danny for exceptional instructions and assistance. Your exceptional service and extensive knowledge of Anna Maria Island and Longboat Key area made our vacation perfect and was much appreciated. We rate this vacation our very best out of 10 years of vacationing in the Anna Maria Area. At first I was concerned about being isolated on an island but it is the exact opposite- this home is located in the hub of all the boating action and with this area being a boaters community, we had a ball boating to lunch, dinner, shopping areas and exploring nature.

This is a 5-star –class act vacation home. I highly suggest this and plan to return next year.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We are happy you chose to vacation at the Extreme Polynesian Beach House. Please tell your friends and family about your experience. Sincerely Renae
4

Great time.

  • 4 of 5

Children and grandchildren are still talking about the great time we had. A few maintainance problems but it did not effect our stay. Paddle boards and kayaks were a hit. The sand bar was a daily walk. Visited Long Boat Key a few times also. Water,sand, shells, hermit crabs, and sun, what else do you need. Thanks for the great time.

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wonderful to hear you had a great time And utilized all the surrounding amenities Like the sandbar and kayak rides . We were not contacted for any maintenance requests so I can't address any issue you had. We Provide a web form to fill out and two Phone numbers to call for any concerns. We would have been happy to help if contacted . Thanks for the great review And we hope you plan to return someday Soon! Sincerely Renae
5

What a great place for a family vacation

  • 5 of 5

Great house, amazing views and very relaxing. We spent a week with 8 adults ages 30 to 73 and a 2 year old and everyone enjoyed them selves. Sunsets are amazing and the home is very comfortable. John the rental manager was very helpful and responded to our every need and checked on us frequently. We look forward to a return visit next year.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback. Your experience is our top priority and glad to hear you Had a wonderful time . We would love to have you back again next year . Sincerely, Renae
5

Best Place on Earth!!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

This place is AMAZING!!!! Sooooo much better in person ~ I hardly thought it was possible. The views are AMAZING! The hospitality was even better. Renae was always so quick to answer emails & reassurance prior to arrival. Johnny was great and just a phone call away if need be. The movie of our journey was a VERY special surprise. Now the kids really believe they are "movie stars"!

Our 2 families enjoyed every sq. inch of the property for the entire week. We left the house 1 day to enjoy Anna Maria Island & (get more supplies). It's true - the drinks do go down good and quick.

The best decision we made was to have the house fully stocked with all groceries for the week. We didn't have to worry about a thing - especially when we first arrived. Worth every penny!!! Thank you Amanda!

There was so much room for everyone. All of the rooms had everything we needed. The kitchen is perfect - fully stocked with all the necessities & then some. The kids were so busy - we hardly saw them during the day. We rented 2 paddle boards & bean bag toss for the week. The kids also kayaked & fished every day. Even enjoyed fish tacos one evening with the fish caught off the back dock.

The water was still a little cold in March..... BUT we live in MN, so anything is better than snow. Another great feature is the community dock on the back of the house. It was really great to fish there - especially on those windy days. Saw several dolphins each day from both docks. Incredible!!

I have rented homes through homeaway.com in several parts of Florida, St. Thomas, & Key West. This is our favorite by far........ would LOVE to come back year after year! Thanks so much for everything ~

The Cederstrand's & The Olson's

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Carol Stream, Illinois
5

Beautiful fun secluded place.

  • 5 of 5

My two sister's and our families stayed at the beach house with our Mother to surprise her for her 70th birthday. We had a range of ages from an infant to grade schoolers to teenagers, adults and our Mom. Everyone had a wonderful time. It was a perfect getaway. There was always something for everyone to do and plenty of room and privacy, when that was desired. My Mother, who lives in Sarasota, still calls me giggling about this or that from that weekend and can't stop thanking me for finding this place. Go figure, I'm from Chicago and my Mom and sisters are from Sarasota and I found the perfect place to spend our Mom's birthday less than an hours drive from her house. It was so much fun and clean and equipped with everything one would need and very nicely decorated. I put some pics on facebook and have many friends inquire about the place. Had a great time, don't think we'll ever be able to top this little vacation! Thanks again, Renae.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2011
  • Stayed: Sep 2011
  • Source: HomeAway

Map

Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Tampa- 35 mi, or Sarasota 7mi
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Mar Vista
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Three Public Golf Courses Nearby
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Mar Vista, Moore's Stone Crab
Nearest Beach
Private beach on property
Car: not necessary

Golf: There are three public golf courses within a 5 mile radius of the home. Information on golfing is available in our beach house booklet. Inquire for more information about location and rates.

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Rates & Availability

From $714 Per night

Anna Maria House Rental Rates

Special Offer! Short notice discount June 1st

Special Offer From:
Dates May 30, 2015 to Jun 6, 2015

Change of plans have opening early June

Rental Basis:
per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
May Bliss
May 1 2015 - Jun 5 2015
7 night minimum stay
$5,600
$28,000
 
 
Summer Bliss 2014
Jun 6 2015 - Aug 21 2015
7 night minimum stay
$6,100
$30,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 17 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer Bliss
Aug 22 2015 - Sep 26 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$5,000
$26,400
 
 
Fall
Sep 27 2015 - Nov 20 2015
5 night minimum stay
$5,600
$18,000
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 21 2015 - Nov 28 2015
7 night minimum stay
$7,400
 
 
Pre Holiday
Nov 29 2015 - Dec 18 2015
5 night minimum stay
$6,800
 
 
Christmas Week
Dec 19 2015 - Dec 26 2015
7 night minimum stay
$8,800
 
 
New Years
Dec 27 2015 - Jan 3 2016
7 night minimum stay
$8,800
 
 
Winter Months
Jan 4 2016 - Feb 26 2016
7 night minimum stay
$6,800
 
 
March - Spring break
Feb 27 2016 - Apr 29 2016
7 night minimum stay
$7,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$1,028
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500.00
Pet Fee $125.00 + Tax
Cleaning $450.00 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.5%
Notes Holiday Weekly rates: Add $1000.00 to advertised rate.
Rental deposit is NOT refundable -if you are not sure, please wait or buy trip insurance that will cover any cancellation. Your second and final payment is due 60 days prior to your check in. Reservation will cancel if 2nd payment not paid 60 days prior to check in. A Security Deposit of $500 required to cover damaged or missing items.

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Amenities

Anna Maria House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 4800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available ...
  • Ducted Cooling
  • Ducted Heating
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Split-System Air Conditioning
  • Split-System Heating
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 16 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Fresh Water Outdoor Dock Shower. Handicap Accessible Home
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon , queen sleeper
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , twin cot available
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , twin cot available
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , small bedroom of secondary living room
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , twin cot available
    Bedroom 4 - 2 queen , 1 double
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Communication / Internet:
  • fax
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat Dock
  • Canoe
  • Child's Swing
  • Crow's Nest
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Motorboat
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Raft
  • Sand Box
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 10 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Home comes with use of three kayaks, beach chairs, and snorkling. Pontoon Boat available for additional charge formthe week . Gear, Hot Tub, basketball court, volleyball. Groundskeeper on premises occasionally for yard maintenance

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